"Many of the bottlenecks related to land and forest diversion proposals have been removed and the projects have been put to first track," said V P Roy, Joint Secretary of the Cabinet Secretariat, who attended a review meeting chaired by Chief Secretary G C Pati.
The timeline was set by the Chief Secretary and the project proponents and administrative departments were asked to comply, an official attending the meeting said. Pati said the project developers required to do compensatory afforestation have been advised to contact Orissa Space Applications Centre (ORSAC) for getting degraded forest land for the purpose.
The state government has already created land bank for compensatory afforestation in order to expedite forest diversion proposals. The district administrations have been asked to provide all support in the event of law and order situations, the official said adding, Pati has also asked the project proponents to implement the agreed decisions on Rehabilitation and CSR activities quickly.
The Cabinet Secretariat has already made provision of e-PMS, an online project monitoring system to monitor projects involving investment between Rs 100 crore to Rs 1,000 crore. The system tracks all stalled and ongoing investment projects in the context of the bottlenecks.

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